The Metso-supplied containerboard machine, PM 3, of Fujian Liansheng Paper Co., Ltd. in Zhangzhou City, Fujian Province in China successfully started up on February 9, 2011. PM 3 produces fluting within the basis weight range of 80-120 gsm. The annual production capacity of the 6.4-m-wide (wire) machine is around 300,000 tonnes and the design speed is 1,100 m/min. The production line was started up with a Metso wet end machine clothing package.
Fujian Liansheng Paper Co., Ltd. started paper production in 1999. The company established the Zhangzhou mill site in 2006. In 2010, Liansheng Paper Industry (Longhai) Co., Ltd, a subsidiary of Fujian Liansheng Paper, ordered two 7.25-m wide containerboard machines from Metso to its mill in Longhai City, Fujian Province in China.